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    • Gockley, David

    • Gockley, David--Interviews ;
      Opera Executives--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • David Gockley served as the Director of the Houston Grand Opera from 1972 to 2005. Previously, he was the Assistant Director and worked in this position to improve public relations and fundraising efforts. In this interview, Mr. Gockley speaks...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Smith, Gerald

    • Smith, Gerald--Interviews ; African American bankers--Texas--Houston ; Investment bankers ; Minority business enterprises--Texas--Houston ; Oral histories
    • Native Houstonian Gerald Smith discusses how he grew up to be chairman, CEO and co-founder of Smith, Graham & Co. Investment Advisors -- one of the nation's largest minority owned institutional investment managers.
    • Gregory School Oral Histories
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Animals

    • Animals ; Giraffes
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Four giraffes with a baby giraffe stand, with an elephant and several men in traditional dress carrying spears.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Heard, Jack

    • Heard, Jack, 1918-2005--Interviews ;
      Sheriffs--Harris County--Texas--Interviews ;
      Police Chiefs--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      Police professionalization ;
      Police women--Houston--Texas ;
      Houston (Tex.). ǂb Police...
    • Jack Heard served both as Houston Police Chief and Harris County Sheriff. He advocated and promoted college education for police officers and updated professional training for all officers. In his oral history, Heard discusses some of his proudest...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Pigmy elephants

    • Animals ; Elephants
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Five pigmy elephants are towered over by a clown and an elephant. Several children look on. Performance: Monday, October 5 and Tuesday, October 6, 1936.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: India

    • Spectacle ; India
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Three performers on horseback, one with drums and two with horns. Performance: Monday, September 27 and Tuesday, September 28, 1937.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows: Pilades

    • Acrobats
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Acrobats, leaping Pilades, over a line of animals, including elephants, camels, and horses.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus: Window cards

    • Chariots ; Horses
    • Advertisement for the Ringling Brothers aand Barnum and Bailey Combined Circus. Two chariot racers urge on their horses. Performance: Monday, October 1 to Tuesday, October 2, 1934.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Annual reports, 1900 - 1904, Houston Independent School District

    • school reports
    • Contains the annual reports for the Public Schools of the Independent School District of Houston for the fiscal years 1900- 1901, 1903 - 1904, and 1904 - 1905. Annual reports contain remarks from the school district superintendents, a list of...
    • Houston Metropolitan Research Center - Texas Room 379.764 H843
    • Pleasant, Florence

    • Pleasant, Florence, 1933--Interviews ;
      Pianists--Texas--Interviews ;
      African American jazz musicians--Texas--Interviews ;
      African American women musicians--Texas --Interviews ;
      Cobb, Arnett, 1918-1989 ;
      Oral histories
    • Florence "Bu" Pleasant talks about her career as a professional musician in Texas, New York, and California; her style; and the people she has met and played music with.
    • HMRC Oral History Collection
    • Houston city directory for 1877-78

    • Houston City Directories
    • Subtitle: containing a history of the city; a complete index of all societies, associations, corporations, etc.; also, the full address of all residents, their occupations, pursuits, etc.; also, a complete business directory: an exhibition of the...
    • Houston City Directories
    • Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4Paw-Sells Bros. Combined Circus

    • Animals ; Elephants
    • Advertisement for the Hagenbeck-Wallace and 4Paw-Sells Bros. Combined Circus. Elephant in blue on a yellow background. Performance: Thursday, October 24 through Friday, October 25, 1935.
    • MSS0257 Heiser-Alban Collection of Circus Historical Materials, 1882-1987
    • Lyons, E. A.

    • Lyons, E. A. (Everett Augustus)--Interviews ;
      County officials and employees--Texas--Houston--Interviews ;
      County council members--Texas--Harris County--Interviews ;
      Oral histories
    • E. A. (Everett Augustus) Lyons was first elected as Harris County commissioner in 1942, when road conditions were a major issue in the county because 85% of the roads were unpaved. Throughout the war, the county could not get parts and materials...
    • HMRC Oral History Collection

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